Crafts in Furness and South Lakeland
|Agate House - Aims to bring the beauty, and joy of owning a unique piece of a craftperson's art to everybody. Items from under a pound. A line of jewellery using only natural gems that sells for £1.95. (Prices at 20-Jan-2002).|
|Blackwell - Blackwell
is one of England's most important surviving houses from the turn of the 20th century.
Designed by M. H. Baillie Scott
between 1897 and 1900, it is a superb example of Arts and Crafts movement architecture.
It occupies a stunning position overlooking Windermere in the English Lake District and has recently been restored and opened to the public as a gallery for craft and applied arts.
|Cartmel Craft Centre - Craft centre and vegetarian restaurant. Resident workers give demonstrations and courses in art and crafts. Bed and Breakfast on site.|
|Cumbria Crystal - based on classical designs from the 17th and 18th centuries, using only hand cutting to achieve unrivalled precision and sharpness. The largest supplier of crystal to British Embassies world-wide.|
|Designs and Dreams - Dalton Designs and Dreams Arts and Crafts gallery at 139 Market Street, Dalton-in-Furness, is a showcase for local artists and craftworkers taking in mixed media, pictures, ceramics, painted glass, wood turning/carving, jewellery, wrought iron work, photography and small press publications.|
|Dry Stone Walling - a traditional Cumbrian craft|
|Heron Glass - beautifully designed and individually handcrafted by a highly skilled craftsman using glass making techniques that have been handed down through the ages|